2017 law governing Turkey’s Board of Judges and Prosecutors undermines independence of judiciary: UN...

A law governing Turkey’s Board of Judges and Prosecutors (HSK) continues to have adverse effects on the independence of the judiciary and the separation...

Kurdish politician sentenced to prison for calling President Erdoğan a misogynist

A former Kurdish parliamentarian jailed in on terrorism charges has been handed down an additional prison sentence for insulting President Tayyip Erdoğan, Reuters reported,...

Turkish lawyers should not be criminalized for engaging in their profession: PACE

Rapporteurs from the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) have expressed concern over the situation of lawyers in Turkey after what they...

Syrian family claims they were tortured at border by Turkish soldiers

A Syrian family attempting to cross into Turkey was detained in the border city of Urfa and subjected to torture by members of the...
Yüksel Kocaman and Erdogan

Public prosecutor’s wedding day visit to Erdoğan with bride sparks controversy

The wedding day visit of Ankara Chief Public Prosecutor Yüksel Kocaman and his bride to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan at his palace on...
Mr. and Mrs. Çalışkan at the funeral

Another child succumbs to cancer without saying goodbye to his jailed father

Seven-year-old Selman Çalışkan succumbed to brain cancer on Saturday without being able to see his father, a teacher jailed on bogus terrorism charges, one...

Turkey’s president launches new unit to wage information warfare: report

A new unit to counter “misinformation tactics waged against Turkey,” in Turkish authorities’ words, will work under Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Turkish Minute...
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Kurdish inmates on hunger strike subjected to strip search and abuse in prison

Four Kurdish inmates on a hunger strike were on Wednesday subjected to an unlawful strip search and abuse at Kayseri Bünyan Prison in central...
Michelle Bachelet

Human rights situation in parts of Syria under Turkish control is grim: UN rights...

The human rights situation in parts of northern Syria under the control of Turkish forces and Turkish-affiliated armed groups is “grim, with violence and...

European law associations to Turkey: Immediately release 55 lawyers

Six European law associations in a letter to Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, on Thursday urged the Turkish government to immediately release 55 lawyers...

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